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The Would Be Detective: A Question of Strength

“Countless hours and Neopoints and nothing! Countless training, codestones, and dubloons and still nothing! Oh how it mocks me so!”

by silentbutterfly
Losing Your Keys

The Gelert padded through, followed by Yantarni, who stared around with huge, scared eyes. The Game Graveyard was full of fluttering shadows...

by sulphurheadmatches
Chomper's Journal: An Arkmite's Story

Everyone's afraid of me! I only bite and snarl when I want to play with everyone, for Kelpbeard's sake!

by duster119
Starry Starry Night

As the breeze danced across the open sea, a once streamlined shape emerged from the depths. A circle of ripples skipped lightly away...

by doughnut215
Orbulon and the Queen of Mystery Island

After several unfortunate events in Maraqua, Orbulon crawled onto the Mystery Island beach. Ecstatic to be on dry land...

by tashni
The Mixing Ray, or, Fool Me Not

April 1st was Laura’s favorite day of the year. Maybe because it was an excuse to get even with everyone...

by feerique_chanson
Dinner with the Kings

"Skarl?" you inquire, dumbfounded. "Why would he want me of all people to join him in dining?"

by mygoodguild

As he waited for the right moment, he scratched his back uncomfortably. The costume was making him itch - he better hurry up so he could get it off ASAP...

by star_29791
Ralphy and Dizzy: Wannabe Adventurers

The two friends approached the entrance to the pipe maze carefully...

by tyleraapje
The Day Spike's Life Changed

Spike gasped as the petpets cried and squeaked in terror...

by esmerulesok
What’s in a Name? A Faerie Tale Gone Wrong.

There was a council of faeries gathering, and the only thing they had in common was that they were all disgruntled. About what, no one was entirely certain at this point in time.

by dark_stars_angel
What You Own

I could hear every word, however, and frowned slightly. That was when Mimi made her first mistake...

by peterpuffin1
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"Invisible" by star_29791
Lamps were dotted around the shelves, which lined the walls. He could see a bed, well made with several plushies arranged tidily on top of the purple sheets. Then he heard humming and sloshing sounds before a brown paw appeared, just inches from the door...

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Neogardens for Those with a Sinister Side and Site
Even in the Lost Desert, with proper irrigation, can fine foliage be coaxed out into something to be proud of. But what of those who live in the Haunted Woods, or upon the Darigan Citadel?

by jaezunapthenoz


Advanced Hubrid's Hero Heist
Do you play Hubrid's Hero Heist over and over and wonder how people end up with ridiculously high scores?

by mcdrexel


Plushie Eaters: Part Three
"Strawberry nova waffles?!" squealed Penelope, sliding into her chair...

by literalluau


Return of the Double Agent: Part Four
Following proper work ethics, Cylene wrote it all down, shaking with suppressed mirth...

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by precious_katuch14


I Don't Like My Plate...!
Why can't anyone do anything right for a change?!

by gr3y_soul


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by a_random_user

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